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The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Health shall include bills and matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means that relate to programs providing payments (from any source) for health care, health delivery systems, or health research. More specifically, the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Health shall include bills and matters that relate to the health care programs of the Social Security Act (including titles V, XI (Part B), XVIII, and XIX thereof) and, concurrent with the full Committee, tax credit and deduction provisions of the Internal Revenue Code dealing with health insurance premiums and health care costs.

Recent Activity

Apr 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), along with Subcommittee on Health Ranking Member Sandy Levin (D-MI) and Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL), released a white paper with solutions to combat the opioid epidemic. 

Mar 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Ways and Means Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), House Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

Mar 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA), Education and the Workforce Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ)—the top Democrats on committees with jurisdiction over the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—today released the following joint statement to highlight the eighth anniversary of the law:

Mar 21, 2018 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

Thank you, Mr. Chairman for holding today’s hearing, and thank you Mr. Kouzoukas for joining us this afternoon.

Mar 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the three House Democratic leaders of the Committees with jurisdiction over health care, Ways and Means Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA), Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

Mar 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the three Democratic leaders of the Committees with jurisdiction over health care introduced a comprehensive bill that would improve the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplaces by making health care more affordable and by reversing the harmful Trump Administration actions that have sabotaged the ACA.

Mar 1, 2018 Page

Bill Summary:  H.R. 5083, the Expanding Access to Evidence-Based Opioid Treatment for Seniors Act, would allow Medicare beneficiaries suffering from opioid use disorders to access treatment at opioid treatment programs (OTPs), which provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

Feb 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), along with Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Levin (D-MI) and Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) today sent Requests for Information (RFIs) to key stakeholders on ways to prevent and treat opioid abuse and dependence in the Medicare program.

Feb 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, and Congressman Frank Pallone Jr.

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Subcommittee's Activity in Previous Congress

Ranking Member

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Sander Levin
Michigan ~ 09

Democratic Members

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Mike Thompson
California ~ 05
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Ron Kind
Wisconsin ~ 03
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Earl Blumenauer
Oregon ~ 03
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Brian Higgins
New York ~ 26
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Terri Sewell
Alabama ~ 07
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Judy Chu
California ~ 27